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Territorial Dialogue on Youth Civic Engagement

...In the spring of 2013, Canada’s Public Policy Forum and Elections Northwest Territories co-convened the Territorial Dialogue on Youth Civic Engagement. This  day-long roundtable session in Yellowknife involved youth leaders from the NWT, policy...

Date: Monday September 16, 2013


Employment Challenges for Youth in a Changing Economy

...As the Canadian economy wrestles with the effects of global financial downturn, employment prospects are on the minds of Canadians everywhere. In particular, youth unemployment rates have reached far...

Date: Monday January 14, 2013


Legitimacy in Reconciliation: A Path Forward

Indigenous youth had clear ideas on how to find the legitimacy needed for reconciliation at the Public Policy Forum's (PPF) Nov. 29 unconference in Regina. This report highlights their six recommendations. In August 2017, the Centre for Public Impact approached PPF to be a part of a global project that explores What is legitimacy? How is it achieved and preserved? How does it manifest in different parts of the world? PPF brought together 21 young Indigenous people to discuss if the Government of Canada has the legitimacy to deliver on its commitment to Indigenous Peoples and how it can work to build the trust and transparency required.

Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018


September 16, 2013: Strengthening Civic Collaboration roundtable summary report

...Over the past year, Canada’s Public Policy Forum has been working with various Canadian elections management organzations to identify strategies for improving youth voter turnout. At a time of...

Date: Monday September 16, 2013


Independent and Accountable: Modernizing the Role of Agents of Parliament and Legislatures

In this report, the Public Policy Forum (PPF) analyzes the current and evolving role of agents at the federal and provincial levels to provide recommendations on how oversight and guidance in the administration of policies can be improved while maintaining their autonomy within Canada’s Westminster system.

Date: Thursday April 26, 2018


Change Inc. Toolkit: Cultivating Young Social Entrepreneurs

...and addressing the gaps in learning and application can enable youth to build on this emerging trend.  With lead support from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation (formerly Ministry of...

Date: Friday May 11, 2012


Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit – Summary Report

PPF hosted Ontario's first Digital Inclusion Summit back in February. Now, the summary report is available with key takeaways from the event that sparked a larger conversation on making the internet work for all.

Date: Tuesday May 29, 2018


McGrath & Lingley-Pottie: Applying science to delivering mental health programs

...Patricia Lingley-Pottie and Dr. Patrick McGrath have applied science to the task, coming up with a timely and effective way to offer mental health services to children and youth across...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Applying science to delivering mental health programs

...services to children and youth across vast distances. The Strongest Families Institute, a charitable organization in Halifax, delivers e-health programs using trained coaches through telephone support, removing barriers and stigmas...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Democracy Divided: Countering Disinformation and Hate in the Digital Public Sphere

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation. Never before has the digital news sphere been so fragmented, and social media tools on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet are part of this offensive. Policy must be implemented to reconcile freedom of speech and freedom of the press with these online news threats to democracy.

Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018


PPF’s Emerging Leader Award recognizes Indigenous advocate Caitlin Tolley

Filled with a burning desire to create positive change for her community, Caitlin Tolley has used her voice at home and on the global stage as an advocate for Indigenous people. On April 12, the Public Policy Forum will recognize her work with the Emerging Leader Award at its Annual Testimonial Dinner & Awards in Toronto.

Date: Wednesday February 7, 2018


Canada-China Session 1: Setting the stage, public opinion trends, approaches to trade

Recap of the first meeting of PPF's Canada-China Forum includes presentations on public opinion by Bruce Anderson of Abacus Data and sectoral trade by Wendy Dobson of University of Toronto

Date: Tuesday July 25, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Public servants learn reconciliation means relationship-building and action

PPF’s reconciliation series didn’t answer all the questions about reconciliation but offered context and impetus to act. By: Jocelyn Formsma

Date: Friday August 3, 2018


Morneau says it’s critical that all Canadians see benefits of economic growth

...tepid labour force participation growth for women, youth and Indigenous communities. “We want to benefit the broadest cross-section of Canadians, and have inclusivity as a starting point,” Bill Morneau said...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


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